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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Plenty of golden popcorn-shaped prizes were handed out at the 22nd annual mtv movie awards but it was the summer movie teasers ? and the stars attached to them ? that really had hollywood excited.

hunger games actors sam claflin and josh hutcherson pose in the press room. hutcherson won best male performer and the hunger games: catching fire was voted best film while jennifer lawrence (who did not attend) won best female performer.

the hunger games: catching fire earned the prize for best film at sunday night’s mtv movie awards besting even top oscar winner 12 years a slave.

hunger games stars also took home some of the night’s biggest awards. jennifer lawrence won best female performance and josh hutcherson was voted best male performer.

plenty of golden popcorn-shaped prizes were handed out at the 22nd annual mtv movie awards but it was the summer movie teasers — and the stars attached to them — that really had hollywood excited.

andrew garfield emma stone and jamie foxx stars of the amazing spider-man 2 introduced a brief clip of the film showing spider-man (garfield) and the sparkling blue villain electro (foxx) battling in new york’s times square.

ellen page one of the stars of the upcoming x-men: days of future past introduced a clip from the film that sees the x-men joining forces with their younger selves.

first-look footage from the fault in our stars starring shailene woodley and ansel elgort showed the beginnings of the onscreen couple’s romance in the heartfelt comedy.

on-hand to objectify the best male performance nominees were leslie mann cameron diaz nicki minaj and kate upton. “matthew mcconaugh-heyyy” said minaj. “i have a pair of bongos you can play.” but it was josh hutcherson who earned the win.

in the preshow awards the prize for best cameo performance went to rihanna for her appearance in the comedy this is the end. later performing tracks from the soundtrack of divergent ellie goulding sang beating heart while zedd took the stage for find you.

more from the night:

mark wahlberg collected the generation award. “i know what this really means” said wahlberg adding that this is the award that signifies “you’re done.”
“many people have gotten this award before. jim carrey adam sandler ben stiller jennifer aniston...and you know what they all have in common? they’re all old. this is the too old to come back award” said wahlberg. “but it was as great run! i’m a lucky guy to have gone from being incarcerated to having a one-hit rap career to having an underwear modeling career to... i’m about to cry in a minute.”


receiving this year’s trailblazer award was channing tatum (seen with wife jenna dewan). the first male to gain the honour after emma stone and emma watson tatum accepted the award from his jupiter ascending co-star kunis and his 22 jump street co-star jonah hill. tatum admitted he thought he was being punked when he found out he would get the award.

mila kunis with the award for best villain for oz the great and powerful. ‘’you just made my 12-year-old self dream come true” said kunis looking very pregnant in a short loose black dress. “and i just realised i’m the only woman nominated and i won.”


host conan o’brien kicked off the ceremony with a challenge to gain 50 celebrity cameos for his opening segment a shtick with will arnett that merged two categories — best fight and best kiss — and a musical number about hating musical numbers in big awards shows.
walking out to a track by rapper rick ross o’brien joked that he was almost injured by the show’s flashing pyrotechnics. “fire explosions and rap music: all things you associate with conan o’brien” he deadpanned.


jonah hill accepts the award for best comedic performance for the wolf of wall street. hill’s initial thanks went to all of his friends with whom he used to watch the show back home before making it to the ceremony himself.


zany categories were also in abundance. zac efron earned best shirtless performance while properly accepting his award well shirtless. jessica alba and rita ora seem impressed.

mtv movie award winners

movie of the year: the hunger games:catching fire.best female performance: jennifer lawrence the hunger games: catching fire.best male performance: josh hutcherson the hunger games: catching fire.breakthrough performance: will poulter we’re the millers.best kiss: emma roberts jennifer aniston and will poulterwe’re the millers.best fight: orlando bloom and evangeline lilly vs. orcs in the hobbit: the desolation of smaug.best comedic performance: jonah hillthe wolf of wall street.best shirtless performance: zac efron that awkward moment.best villain: mila kunis oz the great and powerful.best on-screen transformation: jared leto dallas buyers club.best musical moment: backstreet boys jay baruchel seth rogen and craig robinson perform in heaven this is the end.best cameo perfomance: rihanna this is the end.favourite character: tris played by shailene woodley in divergent.best scared-as-s--- performance: brad pitt world war z.best on-screen duo: vin diesel and paul walker fast & furious 6.#wtf moment: leonardo dicaprio the wolf of wall street.best hero: henry cavill man of steel.trailblazer award: channing tatum.generation award: mark wahlberg.

 


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